Newton Country Day School Softball Wins EIL Tournament
On Saturday, May 18, Newton Country Day School’s Varsity Softball team won the Eastern Independent League (EIL) tournament, hosted by Dana Hall School. Seeded #2 in the tournament, NCDS faced Dana Hall in the first game, winning 14-4. In the championship game, Newton took on #4 Bancroft School, who had defeated the #1 ranked Winsor School to advance to the title game. Tied going into the bottom of the 7th inning, Newton’s victory came as the 15th run crossed the plate for a final score of 15-14.
The team completed the regular season with an overall record of 8-2 and went 7-1 in league play.
The Eastern Independent League (EIL) is composed of eleven New England Preparatory Schools that compete athletically and academically. The EIL's eleven members compete in a number of sports in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).